Song Ideas for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 11, 2022

Entrance Antiphon: (Sirach 36:18) “Give peace, O Lord, to those who wait for you, that your prophets be found true.  Hear the prayers of your servant, and of your people Israel.”

Gospel Acclamation: (2 Corinthians 5:19) “God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 36[35]:8) “How precious is your mercy, O God!  The children of men seek shelter in the shadow of your wings.”


(1 Corinthians 10:16) “The chalice of blessing that we bless is a communion in the Blood of Christ; and the bread that we break is a sharing in the Body of the Lord.”


I Will Rise and Go to My Father by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD As I Pray and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2   and the collection VOICES. “Wash me from my guilt, and of my sin cleanse me.”  (Preparation / Communion)  listen


All the People Said ‘Amen’ by Maher/Moak/Morgan (Brentwood-Benson/Capitol CMG/Trevor Morgan/CCLI) “We are all the same, in need of mercy to be forgiven and be free.”  (Closing)

Altar of Hope (Be Still) by Hess/Diliberto (WLP) from the CD Glorify Him  and the collection VOICES “Be still and know that he is God.” (Preparation)  listen (Preparation / Communion)

Be Forgiven by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) “Be forgiven of the things that you hold on.” (Preparation / Communion)

Come As You Are by Glover/Crowder/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “O wanderer, come home.” (Gathering Song / Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

Come to Jesus by Hart/Blakesley (spiritandsong) from the CD Waiting and found in the collection VOICES“All who follow with abandon…Let go your every fear. There is only mercy here.”  (Gathering Song / Song of Preparation / Communion)  listen

Cornerstone by Mote/Liljero/Myrin/Morgan/Bradbury (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Through the storm he is Lord, Lord of all.  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

God, My Father by Jackie François (spiritandsong) from the CD Your Kingdom Is Glorious  “Pick me up hold me close in your arms, don’t let go.” (Communion Meditation)

Good, Good Father by Brown/Barrett (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “I am loved by you…”  (Communion Meditation)

The Prodigal Father by Brian Flynn (WLP) from the CD Born Again “Please come home to the house of your Father. I am watching the road.”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Lead Me Home by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) “Every road leads back to you, every journey lies in you.” (Preparation / Closing)

I Am Yours (Consume Me, Completely) by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from CD In Shadow and In Light and the collection More Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES. “O Bread of Life, you will answer all our needs…” (Communion)  listen

King of My Heart by McMillan/McMillan (Capitol CMG/Moniker Music Group/CCLI)    “You are good…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Let Your Mercy Wash Over Us by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light and the collection More Voices as One vol. 3and VOICES. (Communion)  listen

Mercy by Lorraine Hess (WLP) found on the CD As I Pray  listen (Communion / Meditation)

Mighty to Save by Fielding/Morgan (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES  “Everyone needs compassion, the mercy of a Savior…the hope of nations….”  (Song of Preparation / Communion / Closing Song) listen

My Soul Is Thirsting by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES  and on the CD Forever Will I Sing   “in the shadow of your wings I cling to you…”  listen

Reckless Love by Culver/Asbury/Jackson (Bethel Music/Essential/Watershed Music/CCLI) “O it chases me down, fights ’til I’m found, Leaves the ninety-nine.” (Preparation)

Return to God by Angotti/Hommerding (WLP) from the CD Joy Beyond Our Dreams and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  and VOICES  “With humble hearts we cry to you, ‘Have Mercy on us, Lord.’” (Gathering / Preparation) listen

There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES  “Let there be a wideness in our mercy, let there be a kindness in our hearts.”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song) listen

Turn Our Hearts Around by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  and in the collection VOICES “We are tempted and we are fooled by sin’s beautiful disguise.  Bring us back.  Turn our hearts around.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

We Fall Down by Chris Tomlin (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2VOICES, and on the CD Fountain of Mercy “We lay our crowns at the feet of Jesus.  The greatness of mercy and love…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “You lead us by still waters into mercy…”  (Closing Song) listen 

Your Love, O Lord by Avery/Carr/Powell/Lee/Anderson (Brentwood-Benson/Kobalt Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  and the CD Father We Thank Thee “And I will find my strength in the shadow of your wings.” (Communion Antiphon) listen